This Weeks Publications – 16th April 2018

Wow, now this week is a busy one. As well as the usual comic releases, there are 2 imported books that are adaptations of works you may be familiar with that look intriguing.

Also the first of the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ related releases hits the shelves. With the film on the immediate horizon, there’s more great stuff to come.

The scheduled releases for this week will be;

Tuesday 17th April 2018
Chewie and the Courageous Kid – Children’s Story Book (Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import])
A Wookiee is a girl’s best friend! When Chewbacca meets young Zarro on and Outer Rim planet, he has no choice but to set aside his own mission to help her rescue her father from a dangerous mine.
Adaptation of Gerry Duggan’s 2015 Marvel Chewbacca comic story.
Wednesday 18th April 2018

Poe Dameron #26
(Marvel Comics)
Lor San Tekka has been found and Poe Dameron is off to recover the missing link to Luke Skywalker’s whereabouts.
But his plan goes astray when the First Order intervenes on Jakku…
Star Wars: Volume 7: The Ashes of Jedha
(Marvel Comics)
Collates Star Wars #38 thru #43.The Death Star’s destruction proves the Empire is not irresistible. But a Death Star has been built, and it can’t happen again. The spectre of the Empire’s true power has brought together a patchwork cloth of people, united in hope. From the desolation of Jedha to the search for new bases, these rebels continue to fight for a better tomorrow…

Star Wars: A New Hope – The 40th Anniversary
(Marvel Comics)
This deluxe edition collects all of Marvel’s 40th anniversary art retelling the story of A New Hope – as illustrated by some of the industry’s most gifted artists, including Stuart Immonen, Adi Granov, Kevin Wada, Terry Dodson, Stephanie Hans and more! Extras include sketches and pencils, commentary, essays, and more.
Lost Stars: Volume 1
(Yen Press / Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import])
First volume of a two-part manga adaptation of the novel by Claudia Gray.
Star Wars Adventures Annual 2018
(IDW Publishing [import])
With Leia injured, it’s up to Luke to undertake a sensitive diplomatic mission with the easily irritated Sarkans! What should be a routine meeting soon turns into an action-packed adventure with the fate of the galaxy on the line!
Star Wars Adventures #9
(IDW Publishing [import])
Droids take centre stage in both stories of this comical and exciting adventure! C-3PO might be in over his head as he takes on a new job, and IG-88 is determined to capture his crafty bounty! Plus an exciting new Tales from Wild Space!
Thursday 19th April 2018
Last Shot by Daniel José Older
Han Solo and Chewbacca team up with the galaxy’s most charming rogue, Lando Calrissian, in an epic tale that spans decades – set both around the events of the new Han Solo film and years later, after Return of the Jedi.
Available in Hardback Novel, e-Book & Audio Book formats.

You will be able to find these on sale from your usual high street book stores, news-stands and online retailers.